John B

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New Google Maps update adds Driving Mode: like Google Now for your car

Google Maps v9.19 is now available and introduces a whole host of new features, including a new driving mode that is kind of like Google Now for your car. The update also adds a toggle so you can quickly turn off voice navigation and introduces a new settings screen for your timeline.<p>Driving Mode: …

Amazon handing out $5 credit to anyone who downloads one of these apps

You can never turn down free money, right? If you are looking to get a nice deal (free cash), Amazon is making it really easy to get $5 in credit to use towards “products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services”.<p>So, how do you sign up? You pretty much just have to …

How to grocery shop for one person

By Gabi Moskowitz<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly …

Food

This Instagram Account of a Naked Girl Doing Yoga Manages to Not Get Shut Down While Still Being Very Naked

Instagram's notorious anti-nudity guidelines, which many a brave warrior has tried to battle against (Chrissy Teigen, Chelsea Handler), have not …

The Exact Steps That Helped Me Lose 80 Pounds

Once Elisha Villanueva realized what DIDN’T work, she dropped the extra weight for good.<p><b>Before:</b> 220<p><b>After:</b> 138<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Growing up, I was always a chubby kid, but my whole family was on the heavy side, so I didn't worry much about it until college. During my first year out of high school, a …

Weight Loss

Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

By Kara Elder<p>Kara Elder<p>Editorial aide and contributor for Food<p>Email Bio Follow<p>We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red …

Pomegranate

The Risky Sex Trend More Couples Are Trying

It seems like more people are getting frisky in public places. Is it hot—or just a crime?<p>The possibility of getting caught can make sex exponentially hotter. But three couples who recently made news for getting down in public didn’t get caught—they freaking <i>advertised</i> it. It all happened on the same …

11 Just-Plain-Wrong Things Guys Have Said After Sex

D'oh!<p>In a perfect world, sex would end with some combination of cuddling, snacks, and multiple high-fives, right? Unfortunately for the 11 women below, the after-sex glow was more like an after-sex fail (with zero snacks involved).<p><b>Read their stories, feel their pain, and let's all have a good laugh</b> …

Hung Up

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

<i>By: Candace Nelson</i><p>You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before work. They're successful, generally happy, and take care of their bodies, because they know they could eventually die of a heart attack if they don't.<p>You are not one of those …

American College of Sports Medicine

Sex Tips For Straight Guys From a Bi Girl

You can learn a lot from a woman with boobs who loves boobs<p>Hello, straight men. I like you. You’re fun to hang out with and play pool with and talk to. Hell, I’ve even had sex with some of you and enjoyed it quite a bit.<p>Also? We share a common interest in having sex with ladies.<p>As someone who has …

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

The Most Compelling Evidence Ever for Always Living in the Moment

A man dealing with unspeakable sadness has a message for his younger, carefree self<p><i>(Editor’s Note: What you’re about to read is real. Well, not the part about writing a letter to your younger self and expecting that he might somehow read it. That totally couldn’t happen. We don’t think, anyway. But</i> …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

Get Cooking with These 5 Flipboard Magazines

Cooking at home is a great way to save money, stay healthy and spend quality time with family and friends. Whether you’re preparing a big feast all day, need comfort food or are tight on time, get cooking with these five Flipboard magazines.<p>Things I Might Make by ddarlin: As you browse, use …

Research Says Short Men Make Better Partners

One more reason not to discriminate based on height<p>If you're looking for a man who's tall, dark, and handsome, you might want to shift your gaze down a foot. It turns out, short guys may make better partners—and if you marry one, your relationship is more likely to last, according to New York …

New York University

Understanding Google's Android location tracking

Is Google following your phone everywhere it goes? Sure — but only if you let it.<p>Every now and again a story hits the blogosphere reporting how …

67 (Yes, 67!) Ways to Lose More Weight

PROOF that there's more than one way to downsize<p><i>This article was written by Nicole McDermott and repurposed with permission from Greatist.</i><p>Losing weight is no easy task, and doing it the healthy way can be even harder. But instead of drastically changing your lifestyle with unsustainable habits, try …

Weight Loss

What Happens to Your Body When You're in Panic-Mode

It takes only a few seconds to spur a phobic meltdown. Here is a play-by-play of a panicked response.<p><b>0 to 1 second:</b> Your eyes or ears identify your phobic trigger (a needle, a snake, the dentist's drill) and instantly send a "threat!" message to your amygdala, the brain's fear center.<p><b>1 to 3 …

Where's my orgasm?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ask me about the most significant moments in sexual medicine history, and I'll name two: the creation of the birth control pill in the 1960s, and the introduction of Viagra in 1998.<p>When Viagra hit the market, it changed the face of sexuality for men, young and old, forever. It took sexual …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

13 Crazy Sex Positions That Have Been Missing From Your Life

Yes, you can totally pull these off.<p>You’ve mastered missionary and you’ve done it doggy style, like, a bazillion times already. Bring on the next position challenge, please!<p>Instead of resorting to your go-to moves tonight, whip out one of these ambitious (and almost unbelievable) sex positions for …

Is 5 Minutes of Exercise Really Enough?

Or does it just make a great headline?<p>Earlier this week, the <i>New York Times</i> reported that "Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits." Since then, a frenzy of news reports have suggested that perhaps 5 minutes of exercise a day is all you need.<p>But is that actually true?<p>The <i>New York Times</i> …

Jiu Jitsu

13 Crazy Places People Fantasize About Having an Orgasm

How many have you considered?<p>Apparently, today is National Orgasm Day! (Don't feel bad—we didn't have it marked on our calendars either.) So in light of this sexy holiday, Durex revealed new information about where you <i>really</i> want to feel fireworks. No judgments, but some of these are…unique.<p>Durex …

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.<p>That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them. Worse, the …

Wild and Loud Sex

What does it mean when she moans like that? Find out here<p>It started like most college hookups: Laura saw Ray at a frat party. He was quick to compliment her smile—and her ass. A few red Solo cups later, she was back at his apartment, clothes flying off. And that’s when things got weird. The fun, …

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend

Motivation

11 Things That Make You GREAT in Bed

Consider this your better-sex boot camp<p>Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a working knowledge of 52 sex positions or a background in porn to be ridiculously good in bed. Instead, it comes down to more subtle (and realistic) factors that you may already posses. And if you don't, we're here …

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …